Shamrocks and Leprechauns

Tour Type: Family Experience
Brochure Type: Preview Europe and Britain 2022

A favourite Ireland trip for families combining happy travels with the luck of the Irish. Find your own pot of gold at the end of the rainbow, cuddling sheep on the Wild Atlantic Way. Ever wondered if boats can fly? See it firsthand in Foynes, all with no schoolbooks in sight.

Sightseeing Highlights
  • Explore Dublin, Belfast and Londonderry with a Local Specialist
  • Discover Limerick and County Galway
  • Visit Winterfell Castle, the Giant's Causeway, Titanic Experience in Belfast and the Flying Boat Museum in Foynes
  • View King John's Castle in Limerick
  • See St. Patrick's Cathedral and the Georgian Squares in Dublin and St. Mary's Cathedral in Limerick
  • Scenic Drive of the Ring of Kerry
Dining Highlights
  • 9 breakfasts
  • 5 dinners
First class travel Highlights
  • Audio Headsets for flexible sightseeing
  • Daily breakfast and up to half your evening meals
  • Luxury air-conditioned coach with Wi-Fi in most countries or alternative transportation (such as rail journeys)
  • Ferry across the Shannon estuary
  • Cherry-picked hotels, all tried and trusted
  • Optional Experiences and free time
  • All porterage and restaurant gratuities
  • Must-see sightseeing and surprise extras
  • An expert Travel Director and professional Driver
  • All hotel tips, charges and local taxes
  • Handcrafted Highlights

Call (831) 426-4900 for more information or to book today! Mention code 15547049

Tour Operator
Trafalgar Tours
Offer
Offer valid through 6/30/2021
Duration
10 Days
Escorted
Escorted - Yes
DayDestinationDescription
Day 1DublinWelcome to Dublin: You're in for a grand time on this family jaunt through the 'Emerald Isle', which begins in Dublin. Explore the lively Irish capital with your clan in tow before meeting your Travel Director and fellow travellers this afternoon for a Kickoff Party and sightseeing tour with your Local Specialist. View St. Patrick's Cathedral, the stately Georgian Squares and Trinity College.
Ballsbridge
Day 2Coastal County DownJourney to Coastal County Down: No need to follow the rainbow for this morning's chance encounter with Ireland's lucky little people. Visit the home of the last remaining leprechauns with a Local Specialist and learn how your belief in their existence keeps them alive. Journey to County Down, arriving at the Slieve Donard Resort and Spa, one of Trafalgar's Stays With Stories and your home for the night. Spend the afternoon at leisure strolling along the waterfront or relaxing at the pool of this lovingly maintained Victorian hotel, where you will also enjoy dinner tonight.
Slieve Donard Resort & Spa
Day 3BelfastOnwards to Colourful Belfast: It's time for some Family Fun to play the 'Game of Thrones'. After a leisurely start to your day, head to the 'Winterfell Castle Archery Range' movie set for behind-the-scenes insights into this award-winning series. Dress in costumes from the program and try your hand at shooting medieval arrows using ancient bows. Snap a selfie or two, then head to Belfast, your home for the next two nights, where you'll delve into the crossroads of British and Irish culture during an introductory sightseeing tour with a Local Specialist. See the Queen's University, then admire the colourful murals that line the city streets, an enduring symbol of Northern Ireland, depicting the region's political and religious divisions.
Maldron City
Day 4A Day at the Giant's CausewayA Day at the Giant's Causeway: Tread in the footsteps of Finn MacCool - his geometric Giant's Causeway is more the stuff of legends than the result of ancient volcanic activity which left its mark on the northern Irish coast. Admire the 40,000 interlocking basalt columns that fade into the sea, then see the enchanting tunnel of the Dark Hedges. After a day of myths, legends and Hollywood blockbusters, consider tucking into an optional Fish and Chips pub dinner.
Day 5Londonderry and Seaside SligoJourney to Londonderry and Seaside Sligo: Dive Into Culture at the Titanic Belfast Experience and gain a new perspective into the world's most famous ship and the tragedy that befell it. Then, journey to Londonderry, where we join a Local Specialist who will take us on a stroll along its ancient walls. We continue to Sligo, where we'll dine in our hotel tonight.
Clayton
Day 6Galway and LimerickDiscover Galway and Limerick: We Connect With Locals and join the Feeneys on their sheep farm located on the edge of the scenic Wild Atlantic Way. Martin will teach you the art of sheepdog handling and you'll learn about the role and use of wool on the farm. You may even get to cuddle puppies at this Be My Guest experience with this warm couple. Later, we travel to Galway and enjoy an orientation tour. This evening, consider an Optional Experience to Bunratty Folk Park or the Knappogue Medieval Banquet.
Day 7the Cliffs of Moher and on to KillarneyAdmire the Cliffs of Moher and on to Killarney: Your first stop today is the sheer Cliffs of Moher. Admire how they rise over 200 metres from the pounding surf below. We travel south to the Flying Boat Museum in Foynes. Dive Into Culture as you board a replica Boeing 314 to experience life as a passenger. Dinner is at your hotel this evening.
Innisfallen
Day 8Ring of KerryExplore the Ring of Kerry: Admire Ireland's enduring scenic beauty on one of the most beautiful drives in the world. Circling the spectacular Ring of Kerry, we see mountains, valleys, lakes and sea blend into a landscape that has inspired writers and poets for centuries. The afternoon is free to explore Killarney on your own.
Day 9Lively DublinReturn to Lively Dublin: Visit Blarney Castle and secure your 'gift of the gab' after kissing its Blarney Stone, then journey through the lush landscapes and counties to the capital, Dublin. Our shamrock shenanigans nearing their end, we join our fellow travellers and Travel Director for a rousing Farewell Dinner, aboard a canal barge, tonight to reminisce over the fun we've had with our family and newfound friends.
Ballsbridge
Day 10IrelandFarewell Ireland: For now, it's time to say a fond slan abhaile to your fellow travellers as you close the curtain on an unforgettable journey through the 'Emerald Isle'. Find out more about your free airport transfer at trafalgar.com/freetransfers.
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DatePrice / DescriptionQuote
04/10/2022$2,550.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
05/22/2022$2,595.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
06/05/2022$2,595.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
06/19/2022$2,595.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
07/17/2022$2,725.00* (USD) / Land Price - Definite DepartureQuote
07/24/2022$2,650.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
07/31/2022$2,650.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
08/07/2022$2,650.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
08/14/2022$2,650.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
08/21/2022$2,650.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
09/11/2022$2,595.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
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